Video: Renan Ozturk Shares His Perspective on Life, Adventure, and Everything

There are few people better suited to offer their perspective on a life of travel and adventure than Renan Ozturk. If you’ve seen the film¬†Meru you know a bit about his backstory, which has had its share of challenges along the way. In this video, Renan talks about his path to becoming a world-class mountaineer, … Read more

Video: Life Coach with Alex Honnold and Renan Ozturk

This past summer, climbers Alex Honnold and Renan Ozturk traveled to the Ruth Gorge in Alaska to attempt a climb up Mt. Dickey. Unfortunately, the weather there was awful, and the expedition never really had the chance to get off the ground. So, what happens when these two men end up in a tent for … Read more

Alex Honnold and Renan Ozturk To Attempt One of the Toughest Free-Climbs in North America

While we’re obviously still gearing up for a very busy Himalayan climbing season in the days ahead, there are other interesting expeditions in the planning stages as well. Take for example the new project from Alex Honnold and Renan Ozturk, which will send them to Alaska to take on one of the toughest free-climbs in … Read more

Video: Renan Ozturk – Obsessed or Devoted?

This video comes our way courtesy of The North Face and is part of the company’s new #QuestionMadness marketing campaign which celebrates TNF’s 50th anniversary. The clip focuses on sponsored athlete Renan Ozturk, who is amongst the best mountaineers/climbers in the world today. As with the other videos in this series, the question is where … Read more

Video: The North Face Invites Us to Question Madness

The North Face has just launched a new marketing campaign using the hashtag #QuestionMadness. Much like the famous “Think Different” ads from Apple Computers back in the day, this campaign introduces us to some of TNF’s sponsored athletes. People like Conrad Anker, Alex Honnold, and Renan Ozturk, who are pushing the edge of adventure and … Read more

Video: Introducing the 2016 North Face Speaker Series

For 2016, The North Face has once again assembled a stellar crew for its Speaker Series. This year you’ll get the chance to listen to people like Conrad Anker, Alex Honnold, Jimmy Chin, and Renan Ozturk talk about their adventures around the globe, sharing what they learned and how those expeditions shaped their lives. In … Read more

Video: Jimmy Chin Talks Risk and Responsibility in Climbing

Last week I posted a video from the Nat Geo Live series that feature photographer/climber Jimmy Chin and filmmaker Elizabeth “Chai” Vasarhelyi talking about the making of the film Meru. In that clip they talked about the particular challenges that Jimmy, along with teammates Conrad Anker and Renan Ozturk, faced in capturing footage for the documentary. … Read more

Video: The Making of Meru

Earlier this year, the acclaimed climbing film Meru was released, giving us an incredible look at two expeditions by Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, and Renan Ozturk to climb the infamous Shark Fin on Mt. Meru in India, with the trio finally completing the first ascent of that massive rock wall in 2010. If you haven’t … Read more

Video: Climbing the Shark Fin on Meru with Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, and Renan Ozturk

This past weekend the film Meru finally made its debut in theaters across the U.S. It has not gone into wide release just yet however, so I’m sure that like me, most of you haven’t seen it just yet. This video  serves as an introduction to the film, giving you an understanding not just of … Read more